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From Brock Noland <br...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Is it possible to access the HDFS via Java OUTSIDE the Cluster?
Date Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:31:31 GMT

On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 9:29 AM, Ralf Heyde <ralf.heyde@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have found a HDFSClient which shows me, how to access my HDFS from inside
> the cluster (i.e. running on a Node).
> My Idea is, that different processes may write 64M Chunks to HDFS from
> external Sources/Clients.
> Is that possible?

Yes, the same HDFSClient code you have above should work outside the
cluster, you just need core-site.xml and hdfs-site.xml in your
classpath so client knows where the namenode is and what the block
size should be.


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